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LINGUIST List 23.4387

Fri Oct 19 2012

Jobs: English; Socioling: Research Associate/Assistant Prof, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Oct-2012
From: Personnel Office <personnel-1cuhk.edu.hk>
Subject: English; Sociolinguistics: Research Associate/Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
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University or Organization: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Department: Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Job Location: Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Web Address: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/lin/new/en_index.html
Job Rank: Research Associate/Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
Research Associate Professor / Research Assistant Professor
(Ref. 1213/072(482)/2) (Closing date: November 26, 2012)

The Department is a young and vibrant unit established in 2004, with
specializations in comparative linguistics, language acquisition,
bilingualism, sign linguistics, and cognitive neuroscience.

It now invites applications for a Research Associate Professorship /
Research Assistant Professorship in sociolinguistics, language
variation and change. Additional expertise in bilingualism and/or
language acquisition will be an advantage.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in a related discipline; (ii)
strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii)
high-quality research publications and clear research directions.

The appointees will (a) conduct research in Hong Kong and/or the
Chinese mainland; (b) apply for external competitive grants; (c)
coordinate interdisciplinary research projects; (d) publish high impact
journal papers; (e) liaise with collaborators in the regional and
international academic community; and (f) undertake teaching and
related administrative duties.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three
years commencing August 2013, renewable subject to performance,
funding and mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits:
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications
and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit
package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for an
appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible
appointee. Further information about the University and the general
terms of service for appointments is available at
http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk. The terms mentioned herein are for
reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure:
Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a
publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers,
together with names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses
of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for
their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the
application address below by the closing date.

The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon
request. Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application -
Confidential' on cover.

Application Deadline: 26-Nov-2012
Mailing Address for Applications:
Personnel Office
Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, N.T. 852
Hong Kong
Web Address for Applications: http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk
Contact Information:
Personnel Office
Email: personnel-1cuhk.edu.hk
Fax: (852) 3943 1462
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